Category Archives: Limerick Sightings

Sunday 26th April 2015

Sunday 26th April 2015

Whimbrel flock at Doohyle Lough © Sean Prendeville

A Grasshopper Warbler, a Cuckoo and a Red Grouse were all heard calling at Grouse Lodge, Ardagh today (Geoff Hunt).

 

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Saturday 25th April 2015

A flock of 47 Whimbrel were at Doohyle Lough today.  A Sedge Warbler and. Whitethroat were also present (Geoff Hunt).

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Thursday 23rd April 2015

A Buzzard was seen today at Clareville, Lisnagry.
A Cuckoo was heard at Tooreennagrena/Tooreenmcauliffe in the Mullach a’ Radharc area.(Liam Kelly)

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Wednesday 22nd April 2015

Two Cuckoos were head calling near Carrigkerry today(Geoff Hunt).

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Sunday 19th April 2015

A Whimbrel, a Common Sandpiper, a Shelduck and nine Teal were at the Charleville Lagoons today (Tony Mee).
A Wheatear and 15 Gadwall were at Lough Gur (Tony Mee).

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Saturday 18th April 2015

Nine Whimbrel, 13 Redshank, two Oystercatchers, a Knot, a Greenshank, 27 Shelduck, 35 Teal and two Little Egrets were at Tarbet Bay today.  A singing Whitethroat was also found nearby (Geoff Hunt).

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Friday 17th April 2015

Two HOOPOES were seen together on the hilltop just north of Castletown today (Kevin Kennedy) .  This sixth record and first multiple sighting for the County is part of the exceptional influx of the species into Ireland and southwestern England over the past week or so.

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Thursday 16th April 2015

Thursday 16th April 2015

Buzzard  ©Kathy Tiernan

A Buzzard was seen near Lough Gur today (Kathy Tiernan).

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Wednesday 15th April 2015

A Cuckoo was heard calling at Gooig Bog this evening.  This is the first report of the species in Limerick so far this spring

A House Martin was seen at Banogue.

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Tuesday 14th April 2015

The HOOPOE  was seen again toady at Rockhill (Alan Mee).

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